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Mar 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
, california, oakland and san francisco. oakland and san francisco collected hundreds of guns. they paid hundreds of dollars for each one of them. in brooklyn new york, in december, the police department and district attorney's office co-sponsored a gun buyback. again they got hundreds of guns off the street. baltimore, maryland, police officers traded grocery store gift cards for guns. and in los angeles, the city's gang-reduction unit sponsored a gun buyback program that brought in 2,000 weapons. orange county, new york. the sheriff's office there ran a buyback program that ran for three months state, $150 for any gun turned in, ran for three months straight. that's the haul they got. fremont, new jersey, a gun buyback. at the city's fire training facility. paying more than $150,000 in exchange of rifles and assault rifles. santa clara county, california, has had two gun buyback programs just this month. the county provided the money to exchange for the guns. last weekend, atlantic city, new jersey, their guns for cash buyback in atlantic was the second most successful in state history
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
, houston, baltimore, forth worth, fresno and oakland. gruel got what she wanted last night, a run-off that gives you ever her distance between her and garcetti. she now gets another two months. in the new york city race, christine quinn is leading her competitor of more than 20 points. she needs to coast in the general election where she currently holds a huge edge. a lot of people in new york tell me she would be an underdog. joining me now, sharon prep. >> nice to be here. >> when you won, you ran, it s was -- it seemed our gender was an asset. is that fair to say? people were like, we need to break the old boys' club, let's elect a woman mayor. >> i think it helped. it's been suggested that women talk about cleaning house or reform, i guess they associate women with cleaning house, women have a better shot at it, people attach more credibility to women. >> being in office, you had to deal with a lot of the old boy network that was still in office at city council governing. how hard was that, and did you feel that you were treated differently because you were a woman mayor? >>
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 8:00am PST
michigan. nih funding in michigan, $30 million will be lost in basic research. in oakland county, in livingston county, they'll begin to cut hours for teachers in head start. so there's reality here. maybe at times there's been an overstatement, but the basic fact remains that sequestration is a harmful idea. it's going to hurt in many, many respects. it's going to hurt the economy if it continues, so the fact that the market is up one day, and i think that's a positive development, it shows the economic plans of the president basically have been helping but i think you'll see a dip if sequester continues, it's going to hurt defense, it's going to hurt economic growth, it's going to hurt lots of basic programs for the american people. >> congressman levin, thanks for taking the time for mer. again, the president meeting tonight for this gop senate dinner at the jefferson hotel. thanks again, sir. >> good to be with you. >>> the government is closed today, but inspected it's the snow-quester. we'll get a live report on the major snowstorm hitting the capitol. >>> plus buy or bewar
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
, doesn't hear gunshots every night as leon blakely of oakland, california, tells me he does. blakely joined the nra on sunday. his advice on life, own a gun and a fishing pole. you'll survive. i mean, a part of this, i think, really does deal with don't you think, karen, a certain level of fear? >> well, i also think it's part -- again, i think people maybe in new york and some parts of the country don't understand the degree to which guns are part of the culture in other parts of the country. i was just in south carolina this week, and people there say that the gun stores are basically out of guns. there is a huge run on guns. right now the nra has succeeded in convincing people that some of these restrictions are sort of the first step to the government coming into your house and trying to take away your guns. so that, i think, has been the, you know, the strength of their appeal. much more so than dollars and cents. they're part of the culture in parts of the country. >> we put that poll up, and we saw support for some level of gun control go up after newtown. now it seems to be s
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2013 1:00pm PDT
and killed while surrendering on his knees in las vegas. oscar grant shot and killed in the back in oakland. aaron campbell shot and killed in his mother's house in portland. a jury would say it resulted from flawed police practices. steven washington, an autistic man, shot and killed in l.a. ramarli graham shot and killed in his bronx home for which cops have been charged with manslaughter. sean bell. and, and, and. when they march for kimani gray, they're marching for him and all those men and more, marching in pain for the black men and boys who police assumed were criminals and killed. america, we have to do better and i know martin bashir knows what i'm talking about. >> i do, sir. thank you, toure. good afternoon. it's friday march the 15th. beware the ides of march. mitt romney returns to haunt republicans at cpac. >> what a sight you are. >> it is nice to be in a room full of conservatives for a change. >> we will not be demonized and we will not be silent. >> we have to get the momentum back. >> it is time to unite. >> governors saying it's the stupid party. what a horrible stateme
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
scale due to the lethalness of gun you turned in. in california, oakland and san francisco collected hundreds of guns they paid hundreds of dollars for each one 6 them. in brooklyn new york, in december, the police department and district attorney's office co-sponsored a gun buy back. they got hundreds of guns off the street. baltimore maryland, police officers traded grocery store gift cards for guns. and in los angeles, the city's gang-reduction unit sponsored a gun buy back program that brought in 2,000 weapons. or not o j county, new york. the sheriff's office of new york ran a buy back for three months straight. a hundred bucks for any gun turned in, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, that's the haul they got. fremont, new jersey, a a gun buy back. paying more than $150,000 in exchange of rifles and assault rifles. sarah county calf, the twounty provide money to exchange for guns. last weekend atlantic city new jersey, their guns for cash buy back in atlantic city, new jersey -- [ inaudible ] sometimes it's the attorney general's office. but it is almost always a government agen
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
saw a case like that in oakland where they were finding guns that were actually coming from rural georgia come to find out there was a person who was going through this straw purchasing, sending the guns to oakland in the rural area and those were being sold and distributed to gang members. by the way, we have bipartisan support in the house for this bill over 100 co-sponsors. it says when you, a straw purchaser goes out there and does that, they're no longer going to be limited to a fine, almost like a, you know, you get -- you're speeding at 65 in a 55-mile zone. no more of that. the penalty is going to be increased substantially. and right now, there is no federal law dedicated to gun trafficking. that is that when that straw purchaser buys that gun and then turns it over to either somebody who they know should not have a gun or forbidden for having a gun or cartels in mexico or what have you, now there will be a law against not only the strawberry purchaser but the person who is receiving the gun and any kingpins that might be involved in that. again, this is something law enf
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2013 9:00am PST
. >>> the oakland tribune has the story new law has schools scram j for supplies. it's about a new california law banning school fees for classroom items and activities and requiring students to bring their own materials needed for school. the law was created after the state was sued over the fees. california's constitution guarantees the right to a free public education. >>> income inequality in america has received renewed attention with president obama's push for a higher minimum wage. that proposal has been roundly opposed by republicans who say it will kill jobs. but my next guest argues in a new op-ed the gop should lead the charge against inequality with major tax reforms and investing in our infrastructure. joining me now is sheila bair, former share woman of the fdic and offer of "bull by the horns." sheila, a welcome i tell you i love the title of your op-ed. you add one vowel and it changes everything. i love that. with party to parody. you're argument really focuses on how government actions are to blame for income inequality. >> a lot of it is -- in ameritocracy there will always be
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2013 9:00am PST
. >>> some headlines making news out on the west coast like many papers across the country, the "oakland tribune" has a headline about the february jobs report. economists warn that the employment gains are being put at risk by sequestration. the "salt lake tribune" has a story on how it matches the m values of the mormon church. that would streamline the legal immigration system and create a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country. fountain of youth, a sip closer. researchers say they've solved one of the mysteries about how a chemical found in red wine works to combat the effects of obesity, some cancers, and other illnesses. >>> president obama is highlighting the new jobs report in his weekly address today. the economy added 236,000 jobs in february bringing the unemployment rate down to a four-year low of 7.7%. >> our businesses have created jobs every month for three years straight. nearly 6.4 million new jobs in all. our manufacturers are bringing jobs back to america. our stock market has rebounded. new homes are being built and sold at a
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2013 9:00am PDT
. that's the gdp of this republic. you can buy your own baseball team like the oakland a's or if baseball is not your thing, how about purchasing tiger woods' yacht 16 times over. yes, he has a yacht. whatever is on your list, all those dollar signs have people rushing to snap up tickets in the 42 states, the district of columbia, and u.s. virgin islands where the powerball is played. >> if i won, i'd buy an apartment. i'd buy an agent. i would buy -- take care of my parents. >> just family, my kids, children, loved ones. but that's about it. >> reporter: but you may not want to get your hopes up too high. your chances of winning 1 in 175 million. or the same odds as getting struck by lightning more than 17,000 times in your lifetime. you even have a better chance of becoming president of the united states. those odds 1 in 10 million. even so, someone has to win eventually. so maybe, just maybe, it will be you. >> and this jackpot would be the sixth highest in history. just this past november two lucky winners split $587 million in the powerball. tonight's drawing, alex, of course, held a
MSNBC
Mar 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
showing up with shotguns in oakland to meetings. >> right. >> and so we -- >> but are you saying you're advocating that? i mean, that was a joke. that was a joke. >> trying to calculate my youtube hits. >> my question was is what do you think of that? >> listen, i think -- i think there is value in a movement like occupy wall street put in today's context that essentially makes, you know, the sorkin piece in the "new york times" the other day where he writes, he admits himself, that a bank ceo called him up and said should i be worried about these protesters, and he says, i don't know, i'll go down there and check it out for you, and he frames it in this notion that the bank executive, rather than being worried about is this going to be an accountability moment for my bank, am i going -- he's worried about his own personal safety. i think that's unfortunate because that's not the idea. the idea of social unrest is the only leverage that people have in not going along with what the program is. >> i want to pause on one quick thing and remind ourselves, one, that there was tons of civi
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